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How to Set Up and Run a “Map Your Neighborhood” Program

I’ve been interested in doing a “Map Your Neighborhood” program here in New Orleans to be better able to respond to hurricanes and their aftermath.¬† I think this blogger lives in Washington State and has since ceased blogging here. Along the Gulf Coast many evacuate ahead of major hurricanes. Yet, in New Orleans some will…


Map Your Neighborhood ~Louie Opatz, The Daily Astorian

As personally, locally learned during The Federal Flood of New Orleans 8-29-05, after Hurricane Katrina¬†had passed, we at DisasterMap.net continuously search for efforts that highlight how Local initiative can, indeed should, inform and improve National Disaster Preparedness. Katrina came and went, but New Orleans flooded entirely in approximately 18 hours, during what we now call…